Sean Penn Earns Producers Award For Social Causes

LOS ANGELES – Sean Penn is receiving an award from Hollywood producers honoring his efforts to explore social issues. The Producers Guild of America will bestow its Stanley Kramer Award on Penn at the group’s awards ceremony Jan. 22. The award is named for filmmaker Kramer, whose issue-oriented productions include ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner‘ […]

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Opening Today: ‘Megamind,’ ‘Due Date,’ ‘For Colored Girls’

Finally, it’s Friday, which means maybe we can stop drowning in commercials for Megamind and Due Date, since it feels like we’ve been smothered by them. They’re both being released today, alongside Tyler Perry’s most ambitious project to date, the poetic drama adaptation For Colored Girls, with an all-star cast delving into some deeply disturbing […]

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Live Report from the Academy Awards

Tonight’s the night. In about half an hour, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will start broadcasting live from Hollywood, California. There are many, many attractive people here, and out on the red carpet, Avatar star Sam Worthington made a point to tell the entire crowd that “this is f-ing unbelievable.” I’m sitting here live in […]

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Eli Roth Freaks Out Brad Pitt & Makes Hannah Montana His Psycho Place

Eli Roth, best known for his horror flick Hostel, which was executive produced by Quentin Tarantino, has a plum role in the innovative director’s World War II reimagineering Inglourious Basterds. He plays Boston-native Donny Donowitz, a member of Lt. Aldo Raine’s (Brad Pitt) team of Jewish-American soldiers gathered together to do one thing – kill […]

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Movie News Roundup: Jason Bateman, Sam Jackson, Brad Pitt & Keira Knightley

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Teen-Wolf-Too/31807/614392281/Teen-Wolf-Too/embed 420 355] . Jason Bateman has got a full plate ahead of him, which he must be enjoying after so many drought years after Teen Wolf Too. He’s going to re-team with Juno director Jason Reitman for Up In The Air, playing boss-man to George Clooney’s frequent-flyer-mile-obsessed corporate consultant. He’s also got a […]

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Andy Richter Moves With Conan, Sean Penn’s ‘Witch Hunt’, Megan Fox Dumps Terminator Star

This is your afternoon news scoop: Andy Richter will reunite with Conan O’Brien when the late-night funnyman makes his move to the Tonight Show. He will be taking over announcing duties. “Andy is one of the funniest people I know and we’ve maintained a close friendship since he left “Late Night,” said O’Brien. “We have […]

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